Posted in Contests | movies | music on July 24, 2014

David Byrne

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Johnathan Demme's classic Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense, and the film has been making the rounds at various screenings around the country and was just released on Blu-Ray. The film will screen as part of Lincoln Center's Sound + Vision Festival at the Walter Reade Theater on August 1, to be followed by a Q&A with David Byrne himself. File this one under 'not to be missed.'

Tickets are sold out, but If you'd still like to go we have two pairs of tickets to the Lincoln Center screening to give away. ALSO one of those two winners will also be getting theĀ new Blu-Ray of the film SIGNED BY ALL FOUR MEMBERSĀ of the Talking Heads. Details on how to enter the contest, plus a few clips from Stop Making Sense, below...

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Talking Heads - Psycho Killer from "Stop Making Sense"

Talking Heads - Life During Wartime from "Stop Making Sense

Talking Heads - Naive Melody (This Must Be the Place) from "Stop Making Sense"

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For a chance at winning a pair of tickets to see STOP MAKING SENSE AT LINCOLN CENTER OR AN AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF THE BLU-RAY: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND "STOP MAKING SENSE" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "STOP MAKING SENSE". Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick two ticket winners at random (one will also get the Blu-Ray) and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!
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Comments (16)

Damn, that's a pretty cool giveaway.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:00 PM

Already sold out. Way to be on top of this stuff!

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:06 PM

it's listed as sold out now

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:07 PM

David Byrne is turning to into this generations Jon Waters

Posted by D | July 24, 2014 5:13 PM

file this one under 'sold out'

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:15 PM

This happened in westchester months ago

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:25 PM

I just bought 1 ticket. Thanks for the heads up.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:43 PM

File this one under: Not Speedy Oritz's Chick Who Plays Guitar News

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 5:58 PM

I assume they didnt sign it at the same time..

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 6:01 PM

File under: D stands for Dumb.

Posted by D | July 24, 2014 6:16 PM

6:16pm,

Mom is calling. Time to shut off the videos and get upstairs to finish your vegetables.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 6:31 PM

"Say something once, why say it again?"

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 10:01 PM

This is the LCD Soundsystem "Shutup and Play the Hits" of 2032.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2014 10:23 PM

this has been onsale for over a week, stop whining

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2014 10:02 AM

David Byrne: Post-City Poster Boy and World Class Brunchster.

Yawn.

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2014 10:16 AM

When is he moving away from NYC? Godspeed to you, David Byrne.

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2014 2:46 PM

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